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    Feb 01, 2006
    Formatting iMac Hard Drive
    I'm going to be giving my iMac to a friend pretty soon and was wanting to get rid of all my personal files on the computer. My problem is this: There are a few applications on the computer (particularly the Office Suite) which I don't have the CD for anymore. I want to keep these on the computer. What do I need to do?

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    Jan 27, 2008
    Estero, FL
    iMac 17" 1Ghz G4  iPhone 3G  10.5.5
    One way would be to create a new Admin account for your friend, then delete yours.
    When all else fails, try everything!
    The Rep System and you.
    Life's a joke...If you're not laughing, then you didn't get it.

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    Dec 20, 2006
    Lake Mary, Florida
    15" MBP, Core i7/2GHz, 8GB RAM, 480GB Crucial M500 SSD
    NOTE: Thread moved to appropriate forum. Not just anything goes in Anything Goes
    Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!

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